Mock exam paper A Higher Level Marking Scheme

JUNIOR CERTIFICATE 2011

MARKING SCHEME

GEOGRAPHY

HIGHER LEVEL

Section 1

Allow 20 Questions @ 3 marks each = 60 marks

  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  2. Focus
  3. Seismograph
  4. The Pacific Ring of Fire
  5. 3 @ 1mark each
  6. Basalt
  7. Limestone
  8. Chemical Weathering
  9. 3 @ 1 mark each
  10. July
  11. 9.5 degrees C
  12. Campbell-Stokes Sunshine Recorder
  13. 3 @ 1 mark each
  14. Soil creep
  15. Slow
  16. Regolith
  17. 3 @ 1 mark each
  18. Wet and cloudy
  19. Anticyclone
  20. South-West
  21. 3 @ 1 mark each
  22. ‘turning land into desert’
  23. Equatorial
  24. South-facing
  25. 3 @ 1 mark each
  26. Even slope
  27. Convex slope
  28. Concave slope
  29. 3 @ 1 mark each
  30. 300,000 (do not accept 300)
  31. Accept between 65,000 and 75,000
  32. 30-34 age group
  33. 3 @ 1 mark each
  • Sweden = Uneven
  • West of Ireland = Low
  • Hong Kong = High
  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  2. Dublin
  3. Polder
  4. Urban Sprawl
  5. 3 @ 1 mark each
  6. Good job opportunities or Shops, entertainment
  7. Natural Disaster or War
  8. Government Immigration Laws or High cost of travel
  9. 3 @ 1 mark each
  10. Huge wave
  11. Earthquakes at sea
  12. Indonesia
  13. 3 @ 1 mark each
  14. Waterfall
  15. Ox-bow lake
  16. Delta
  17. 3 @ 1 mark each
  18. High pressure
  19. South-westerly anti-trades
  20. Warm winds
  21. 3 @ 1 mark each
  22. 15 %
  23. B = developed country
  24. Mali
  25. 3 @ 1 mark each
  • Input = soil
  • Process = milking of cows
  • Output = butter
  1. 3 @ 1 mark each
  2. USA
  3. Canada
  4. Wind, Solar, Tidal or Geothermal (do not accept H.E.P. as it is in the graph)
  5. 3 @ 1 mark each

A

2

B

4

C

3

D

1

  1. 3 @ 1 marks
  • Oblique
  • Right Foreground
  • Terraced
  1. 1 @ 3 marks

Accept SW or SSW

Section 2 – 90 marks

Allow marks for the three best answers @ 30 marks each

  1. The Earth’s Crust
  2. Volcanoes
  3. Advantage – 1m Disadvantage – 1m
  4. Diagram – 2m (1m for sketch and 1m if labelled)

Formation – 4m

Example – 2m [10]

  1. Rocks
  2. Burren, Co.Clare – 1m
  3. Limestone – 1m
  4. Clint – 1m

Grike – 1m

  1. Two ways @ 3m each

Named (1m)

Explained/developed (2m) [10]

  1. Human Interaction
  • Two ways @ 5m each
  • Named -2m e.g. Dam on a river
  • Explained/developed -3m [10]
  1. Agents of erosion

Glaciation – The work of ice

  1. Feature of glacial erosion
  • Named - 2m
  • Diagram - 2m (1m for sketch and 1m if labelled)
  • Explanation - 4m
  • Irish example - 2m [10]
  1. Feature of glacial deposition
  • Named - 2m
  • Diagram - 2m (b for sketch and 1m if labelled)
  • Expla...

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